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Making Adaptation Finance Work

  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
Channeling and targeting funding effectively is a major challenge to reaching people who are most vulnerable to climate change. Photo credit: International Rivers, Flickr 2008
  • Climate
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
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Injecting Urgency into the World Bank's Climate Change Efforts

  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • multilateral development banks
•	Plans for the Metro Colombo Urban Development project in Colombo, Sri Lanka, acknowledge that the metro area is highly vulnerable to flooding. Photo credit: Travlr, Flickr 2006
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • poverty
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
  • multilateral development banks
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5 Opportunities for 21st-Century Transport

  • Cities
  • Business
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
A pedestrian walkway in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photo credit: EMBARQ
  • Cities
  • Business
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • Health & Road Safety
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The Trillion Dollar Question: Where Does Transport Investment Come From?

  • Cities
  • Business
  • Finance
  • transportation
Global transport investment is between US$1.4 and US$2.1 trillion each year. Photo credit: Switchology, Flickr
  • Cities
  • Business
  • Finance
  • transportation
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Forest Fires, Water Security, and China’s Sustainability Challenges: WRI’s 11 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
New analysis reveals that 37 countries face extremely high levels of water stress, including Qatar (shown here). Photo credit: Neil Palmer/ CIAT
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
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5 Things We Learned in 2013 that Could Move the Needle on Sustainability

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
New research shows that the world loses 50 soccer fields' of forest every minute of every day. Photo credit: Daniel Murdiyarso, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • agriculture
  • climate change
  • deforestation
  • Food Loss and Waste
  • water risk
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A Business Case for Building Climate Resilience

  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Finance
Daniel Dowling of PriceWaterhouseCoopers was part of a week-long climate finance event in Songdo, South-Korea.
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Finance
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WRI’s Top Outcomes of 2013

  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
WRI measures its success through positive, on-the-ground change. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • Equity & Governance
  • Business
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • food security
  • low carbon development
  • transportation
  • water risk
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High Hopes for the Green Climate Fund: 5 Messages on Private Sector Engagement

  • Business
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
Farmers engage in climate-smart agriculture in Ghana. Photo credit: C Peterson (CIAT/CCAFS)
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate finance
  • Green Climate Fund
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Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises: Key Players in Climate Adaptation

  • Business
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
A solar installation in Kirambo, Rwanda. Photo credit: SolarEnima, Flickr
  • Business
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
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3 Ways Multinational Corporations Can Help Vulnerable Communities Adapt to Climate Change

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • climate change
  • climate finance
Poor communities in developing nations are especially vulnerable to heat waves, sea level rise, and other climate change impacts. Photo credit: P. Casier, CGIAR
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • Business
  • climate change
  • climate finance
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3 Ways to Make Progress on Climate Finance at COP 19

  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Scaling up finance for climate adaptation is a key area for progress at COP 19. Photo credit: P. Casier, CGIAR
  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Is Adaptation Short-Changed? The Imbalance in Climate Finance Commitments

  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
At COP19, negotiators should decide how climate funding is “balanced” between adaptation and mitigation. Credit: UNclimatechange, Flickr
  • Climate
  • International Climate Action
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • multilateral development banks
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3 Lessons for Long-Term Climate Finance

  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Developed countries pledged to deliver US$ 100 billion per year by 2020 to help developing nations mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change. Photo credit: M. Tall, CCAFS West Africa
  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • climate finance
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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Looking in the Pipes of Climate Adaptation Finance

  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
A climate-smart agriculture project in Ghana. Photo credit: C Peterson, CIAT/CCAFS
  • Equity & Governance
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
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5 Issues to Watch at COP 19, the “Construction COP”

  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC
Addressing the needs of communities harmed by climate impacts that are difficult or impossible to adapt to--known as "loss and damage"--is one of the key issues up for discussion at COP 19 in Warsaw. Photo credit: International Rice Research Institute, Flickr
  • International Climate Action
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • climate change
  • international climate policy
  • UNFCCC

U.S. Signals the End of Public Money for Coal-Fired Power

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • multilateral development banks
U.S. public financing for overseas coal-fired power is likely coming to an end. Photo credit: Mike_tn, Flickr
  • Climate
  • Energy
  • fossil fuels
  • climate change
  • multilateral development banks
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2 Ways to Ensure the Adaptation Fund’s New Safeguard Policy Protects People and Planet

  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
Kenyan farmers must adapt to altered conditions brought on by climate change. Photo credit: P. Casier, CGIAR
  • International Climate Action
  • Finance
  • Climate Resilience
  • climate change
  • climate finance
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Q&A with African Risk Capacity: How Innovative Financing Models Can Build Climate Change Resilience

  • Climate
  • drought
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
A Tanzania farmer shows the effects of drought on her maize crop. Photo credit: Anne Wangalachi/CIMMYT
  • Climate
  • drought
  • Climate Resilience
  • agriculture
  • climate finance
  • climate change
  • extreme weather
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5 Areas for Action to Set the Green Climate Fund on an Ambitious Path

  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
A farmer pumps water in Bihar, India. Photo credit: M. DeFreese, CIMMYT
  • climate finance
  • Finance
  • Green Climate Fund
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset